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CHINAPLAS 2018 Paves the Way to Plastics’ Future


Published:2017-12-01
For the plastics and rubber industries, foundations for manufacturing, innovation and technology advances are always in order.




Packaging trade show boosts business in the Western Cape


Published:2017-11-28
Propak Cape attracted thousands of visitors keen to find out about latest technologies and innovations in packaging and related industries.




Mpact shines in Gold Pack 2017 awards


Published:2017-11-28
Mpact Plastics Atlantis and Shaft Technical Mouldings’Eco Spice grinder was presented with a gold award in the food category.




PET on the Rise: Ceresana Analyzes the European Market for Rigid Plastic Containers


Published:2017-11-22
Plastic containers are available in the most diverse designs, shapes, and materials and can be used in a wide variety of applications.




Facts About Polystyrene as a Packaging Medium


Published:2017-11-21
Mpact Versapak has engaged with the Polystyrene Association of South Africa to develop a campaign that will eliminate the many myths about polystyrene as a packaging medium and bring the facts to the forefront.




Flexible Packaging End-of-line Integrated Systems


Published:2017-11-17
Barry-Wehmiller to Enhance Focus on Flexible Packaging and End-of-line Integrated Systems




Mpact Versapak - Newly Developed Heataway Food Packaging Containers


Published:2017-11-09
With aromas such beef lasagne, lamb ricotta cannelloni, malva pudding and Dutch pear and caramel sauce filling the air, the exhibitors had little trouble finding their way to the Mpact Versapak stand.




Converting from Steel to Aluminium Beverage Cans


Published:2017-11-09
Bears Fruit for SA's Metal Packaging and Recycling Industries.




In-Mould Labeling for Cosmetic Packaging Containers


Published:2017-10-31
Mpact Plastics is proud to have added Dove to this list of iconic brands. Mpact was involved in the new Dove Baby range by supplying two jars that form part of this moisturising product range.




BASF PBT Barrier Material for Food Packaging and Cosmetics


Published:2017-10-16
BASF expands its product line of food contact grade PBTs with a PBT superior when it comes to oxygen transmission.




Mpact Plastics Paper Recycling


Published:2017-10-10
Mpact Plastics Pinetown has turned their focus to paper recycling for the good of the communities in which they operate.




XTRA stretch-blow system for PET bottles from SIPA


Published:2017-10-06
A revolutionary stretch-blow system for production of PET bottles is being unveiled by PET processing technology specialist SIPA at Drinktec.




Packaging conference and free-to-attend seminars at Propak Cape


Published:2017-10-06
Business decision-makers, purchasing influencers and other industry professionals will be heading to Propak Cape in October.




Clariant Introduces Desiccant Tablets for Moisture Testing of Blister Packs


Published:2017-10-05
introducing Tri-Sorb molecular sieve desiccant tablets specifically designed for USP <671> moisture permeability testing at several upcoming industry events.




Mpact takes their factories online


Published:2017-10-03
Mpact Plastics has developed the second generation of DVD’s to help educate a vast target audience.




Polystyrene Recycling Takes Off in PE and Durban


Published:2017-09-28
Residents and businesses urged to recycle their polystyrene as demand outstrips supply.




Market Study: Plastic Caps & Closures - Europe


Published:2017-09-28
Nowadays, information is available in overwhelming amounts. But what is the best way to find the crucial data.




Dual Mpact for Wadeville Plant


Published:2017-09-20
With September heralding the onset of spring, the spotlight is firmly focused on the environment. Not only does nature begin to renew itself in September but it is also South Africa’s annual Clean-up & Recycling month, which highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste.




Mpact Plastics Wadeville purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure


Published:2017-09-20
Mpact sheds excess weight - Mpact Plastics Wadeville purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure, known in the industry as a CSD8 closure, which is a substitute for the heavier CSD5 closure.




Polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions


Published:2017-09-11
Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.




Propak Cape trade exhibition to showcase latest products and innovation


Published:2017-09-01
Visitors will have the opportunity to see the latest products being launched to market and to view machinery in action during live demonstrations.




Polystyrene Packaging Council Changes Name to Polystyrene Association of South Africa


Published:2017-09-01
The Polystyrene Packaging Council has announced that it is changing its corporate name to the Polystyrene Association of South Africa.




So much more than Plastic Packaging


Published:2017-07-27
Innovation and value based product development is the forefront for most companies.




Marchesini Group new Dumek brand American cosmetic packaging market


Published:2017-07-17
The Marchesini Group will be taking part in Pack Expo Las Vegas from 25th to 27th September




Aluminium cans and metal packaging Recycling


Published:2017-07-17
Aluminium and steel packaging are the world’s most recycled packaging and are literally worth their weight in gold.




8 Uses of Inspection Systems in The Filling Plant


Published:2017-07-09
As the demands for product quality and compliance increase, so do the requirements for managing the entire product lifecycle, modern quality standards demand that a container is continuously checked along all areas of a filling line.




Excellent mood prevailed at CHINAPLAS 2017


Published:2017-07-07
An excellent mood prevailed at CHINAPLAS 2017, with itsrecord number of 155,258 professional visitors, from all over the world




Sven Riddle takes up the reins at Propak Africa and Propak Cape


Published:2017-07-06
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has announced the promotion of Sven Riddle to Event Director of the highly successful trade exhibitions Propak Africa and Propak Cape.




Local wine and olive oil sectors on show at Propak Cape 2017


Published:2017-07-06
The UK accounts for 35% of South Africa's bulk wine exports to the EU market.




Propak Cape Western Cape agri-processing sector


Published:2017-07-06
The Western Cape Province is currently South Africa’s leading agricultural export region.




Green Liquid Additive Converts Plastic to Biodegradable Wax Avoiding Centuries of Post Use Litter


Published:2017-06-15
A new liquid additive from Riverdale Global instantly alters the polymer structure of plastics during processing...




PET bottle to bottle recycling results on Starlinger line


Published:2017-06-07
The Starlinger recoSTAR PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line which has been installed in April 2016 in the plastics recycling facility of Canadian water bottler Ice River Springs in Feversham, Ontario, is delivering excellent production results.




4 Packaging Automation Mistakes to Avoid


Published:2017-05-31
For packaging lines in particular automation is a popular option especially since custom automation solutions now encompass every step of the production process and supply chain.







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